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Fire Science

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The Fire Service program prepares students to apply academic, technical knowledge and skills to a variety of settings within the firefighting response. This course is designed with lessons in fire behavior, safety, building construction, nutrition and wellness, fire department equipment and tools as well as the history and culture of the fire service. A partnership with Surprise Fire Department and hospitals will provide experiences and resume-building opportunities. Students will collaborate in community service projects with local charities, the Surprise Fire Department and the Surprise Firefighter Charities.

Program Standards  
The Fire Science program is available at:


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Program Details
Year 1 - Fire Emergency Medical 1-2
Year 2 - Fire Control 3-4 Hoors
Year 3 - Fire Science Internship

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Average Annual Wage - $52,500

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Career Opportunities

  • Firefighter
  • Fire Inspectors
  • Fire Investigator
  • Forest Firefighters

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